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Monument Valley

First review on 20 Dec 2018
Last review on 20 Dec 2018 (1 review)
This 'Valley of the Gods' is world famous for its towering buttes and mesas, and is idiolized as one of the finest representations of the American West.
Basic Info Add / Edit

Cluster of Vast Sandstone Buttes

Secondary Category (If any)

Scenic Highway Drive-Thru Area

Spanning Countries or Regions

Arizona, Utah


Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park:
- Visitor Center
- Monument Valley Loop Drive (US-42 Highway)
- Famous Sandstone Mesas & Buttes (Can be viewed for FREE on Main Highway US-163)

Price / Entry Fee

Monument Valley Visitor Center & Loop Drive:
$10 per adult (ages 10 and above)
$20 per vehicle (max 4 people)

Highway US-163 Scenic Drive is FREE

Area Size

5 sq mi (13 sq km)

Max Height

Tallest Butte: 1,000 ft (300 m)

Known For

Towering Sandstone Buttes & Mesas
Defining Image of the American West
Famous Western Filming Location
Alien Landscape
Scenic Drive
Top Travel Destination in North America

Day Trip from Major Cities

2.5 hour drive from Page
3 hour drive from Moab (UT)
3.5 hour drive from Flagstaff or Tusayan
4 hour drive from Sedona

Winding and/or Bumpy Road (to & around here)

Mild bumpy and winding roads to and around here

Monument Valley, USA

Location Boundaries

Within the Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park but can be seen from southern section of Highway US-163



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